A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Joaquin in California. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:26:45 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.38 km, -120.309166° West, 36.4588318° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72916466. Unique identifier: nc72916466. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 03:26:45 / October 31, 2017 @ 3:26 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chowchilla, Sanger, Parlier (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SSW of San Joaquin, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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